February 2018 Blog Posts (15)

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 459

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 4/03/2018 0004-0100 NZDT

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STREAMING on http://pebbles.wizzhosting.co.nz/rk

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

Index numbers identify tunes in

Ng: https://www.irishtune.info/

Session:…

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Added by Mitch Park on February 28, 2018 at 21:30 — No Comments

Notes from the Road : New album and tour from Cherish the Ladies

Hi Folks! We're just back from an incredible time on Joanie Madden's Folk 'N Irish Cruise to the Caribbean where we had an absolute blast with some of the greatest entertainers and passengers on her floating festival at sea!  Her cruises have become legendary among fans of Irish music and we are looking forward to…

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Added by TradConnect on February 26, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments

Finbar Furey announces new record deal, album and tour

Irish folk legend Finbar Furey has announced the UK release of his new album ‘Don’t Stop This Now’ as March 30th 2018 on BMG UK. The album was originally released in Ireland as ‘Paddy Dear’, and has been repackaged for the UK to include new tracks and a DVD live concert filmed at Vicar St, Dublin in May 2017,…

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Added by TradConnect on February 26, 2018 at 14:30 — No Comments

New Publication - James Gandsey: The Celebrated Killarney Minstrel by Ciarán Dalton

December 2017 saw the launch of an exceptional new book by Ciaran Dalton plotting the life and times of this 17th/18th century blind piper from Killarney in Co. Kerry. The publishers say that "people the like of Ciaran Dalton do a great service to our heritage in giving voice to the void that exists in our musical  tapestry and thus…
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Added by TradConnect on February 26, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments

New Publication - James Gandsey: The Celebrated Killarney Minstrel by Ciarán Dalton

December 2017 saw the launch of an exceptional new book by Ciaran Dalton plotting the life and times of this 17th/18th century blind piper from Killarney in Co. Kerry. The publishers say that "people the like of Ciaran Dalton do a great service to our heritage in giving voice to the void that exists in our musical  tapestry and thus…
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Added by TradConnect on February 26, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 458

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 25/02/2018 0004-0100 NZDT

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for

STREAMING on http://pebbles.wizzhosting.co.nz/rk

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

Index numbers: Ng see https://www.irishtune.info /search.php; Session see https://thesession.org/tunes;…

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Added by Mitch Park on February 21, 2018 at 21:30 — No Comments

New Release : The Art of Forgetting by Kyle Carey

Possessed of an elegant grace, on The Art of Forgetting Kyle Carey weaves together resonant threads of Celtic and American roots music into a rich tapestry of acoustic storytelling. Produced by four-time Grammy winner Dirk Powell, the album…

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Added by TradConnect on February 21, 2018 at 13:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 457 Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM. Broadcast: 18/02/2018 0004-0100 NZDT Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for STREAMING on http://pebbles.wiz…

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 457

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 18/02/2018 0004-0100 NZDT

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for

STREAMING on http://pebbles.wizzhosting.co.nz/rk

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

As of this issue we include index numbers of tunes where available. Ng numbers refer to Alan Ng's…

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Added by Mitch Park on February 14, 2018 at 22:30 — No Comments

Venues announced for Celtic Colours 2018

Although it’s only been a few months since the close of last year’s Celtic Colours International Festival, staff of the award-winning event is hard at work putting the pieces together for its twenty-second year.

“While we can’t yet announce the roster of artists who will be performing at this year’s Festival, we are happy to reveal…

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Added by TradConnect on February 13, 2018 at 7:00 — No Comments

Notes From The Road : Lúnasa - February 2018

BIG day in the life of Lúnasa!!!  We’ve just set sail for the Caribbean on JOANIE MADDEN’S FOLK ‘N IRISH CRUISE, we’re getting ready to celebrate our 21st Birthday and most importantly we’re launching our NEW ALBUM ‘CAS’!!!

“Cas” represents a…

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Added by TradConnect on February 13, 2018 at 6:30 — No Comments

Sensitive and honest North Clare music from Florence Fahy - 'Tunes from the Flaggy Shore'

Tunes from The Flaggy Shore” is the debut recording by concertina player Florence Fahy. Born and bred in the small village of New Quay in Co. Clare, only a short drive from Bellharbour and home to the famous…

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Added by TradConnect on February 12, 2018 at 12:00 — No Comments

Top 10 Irish Traditional Albums - January 2018

Detailed below are the Top 10 traditional Irish albums for January 2018.  Each month we feature the top 10 albums, write follow up articles and present sounds from all new releases. 

Don't forget that if you have an album on release check out our …

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Added by TradConnect on February 8, 2018 at 17:00 — No Comments

Playlist. Kidnappers Ceilidh, no. 456

Radio Kidnappers (NZ) 104.7MHz FM.

Broadcast: 11/02/2018 0004-0100 NZDT

Tune in at midnight Saturday, NZ time. Or click here for

STREAMING on http://player.wizz.co.nz/kidnappers

Specialising in tradition-based instrumental music.

Artist: Title (Duration) (Composer/Lyricist) "Album title" Record Label CatNo, Date. (Medium) [Country] (E-Address) [Comment]

1. Calum Stewart: The seven men of Glen Moriston:…

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Added by Mitch Park on February 7, 2018 at 21:30 — No Comments

An interview with Éilís Crean on her new album and love for East Galway music

In September 2017 we launched Searbh Siúcra, the new album by Éilís Crean, and made the album available as a free download for radio broadcasters around the worldÉilís was born in Ballintubber, Co. Roscommon and now lives in Franklin, Tennessee,…

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Added by TradConnect on February 3, 2018 at 16:30 — No Comments

Exclusive preview of the new single from Old Hannah - 'Follow'

‘Follow’ is the first single to be taken from Old Hannah's upcoming debut album Borealis’. The song captures the hope, possibility and otherworldliness of falling in love, and showcases the band's exciting new sound. The band will mark…

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Added by TradConnect on February 3, 2018 at 16:00 — No Comments

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